Antimicrobial lock therapy in central-line associated bloodstream infections: a systematic review.

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PURPOSE Antimicrobial lock therapy (ALT) seems a promising approach for treatment of central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The recent introduction of molecules such as daptomycin and tigecycline, alone or in combination with other molecules, improved chances of efficacy of ALT, due to their activity on the bacterial biofilm. Our aim was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s15010-015-0738-1

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@article{Vassallo2015AntimicrobialLT, title={Antimicrobial lock therapy in central-line associated bloodstream infections: a systematic review.}, author={Matteo Vassallo and B Dunais and P M Roger}, journal={Infection}, year={2015}, volume={43 4}, pages={389-98} }